Some vestibular disorders may result in sensitivity to light. Throwing on a hat or sunglasses can help calm the light and allow you to still enjoy the outdoors!
And believe it or not, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing! If your clinician can determine what triggers your symptoms, it is very likely that therapy will help you. Keeping this in mind, it’s not a bad idea to have a family member or friend join you.
Your history is a very important part of your initial evaluation. Many times, your clinician has a good idea of what is going on based on your history alone. Thus, be prepared for a lot of questions. When did your symptoms begin? How long do they last? What activities trigger them? The list goes on…
For those who haven’t yet heard, rest is not best when it comes to recovering from a sport-related concussion.
McCrory P, et al. Consensus statement on concussion in sport-the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016. Br J Sports Med, 2017;51:838-847.
Let’s learn a little more about the most common cause of vertigo: BPPV.
Vestibular disorders often cause more than just dizziness, vertigo, or imbalance...
Our founder, Abbie, enjoyed a weekend of learning, educating, networking, and catching up with colleagues at the APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting in Washington, D.C.
If you've never heard of your vestibular system, you are not alone. Most don't know much about it until something goes wrong. This video provides a brief introduction.